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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kok-sahy, -see]
    • /ˈkɒk saɪ, -si/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kok-sahy, -see]
    • /ˈkɒk saɪ, -si/

Definitions of cocci word

  • abbreviation COCCI coccus 3
  • noun cocci plural of coccus. 1
  • abbreviation COCCI coccidioidomycosis. 1
  • noun plural cocci Bacteriology. a spherical bacterium. 1
  • noun plural cocci Botany. one of the carpels of a schizocarp. 1
  • noun cocci Plural form of coccus. 1

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Origin of cocci

First appearance:

before 1755
One of the 47% newest English words
1755-65; < New Latin < Greek kókkos grain, seed, berry

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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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